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CMES Colloquium: Portrait of a Bibliophile: Sultan Murad III (r. 1574-1595) and His Scattered Library

CMES Colloquium: Portrait of a Bibliophile: Sultan Murad III (r. 1574-1595) and His Scattered Library

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Date(s) - 11/18/2021
12:00 pm

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Contact Person:
Council on Middle East Studies
Email:
cmes@yale.edu
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Phone:
203-436-2553
Organization:
YALE MacMillan Council on Middle East Studies


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Speaker/Performer: Ozgen Felek, Yale University
Admission: Free but register in advance

Ozgen Felek is a lector of Ottoman Turkish in the Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Department at Yale University. Her research interests include literature, gender, and Sufism in the early modern Ottoman world. Felek recently published the collection of Walter G. Andrews’ non-academic work, Walter G. Andrews: Writer, Poet, Playright, Unitarian Universalist (ISIS, 2021), and a diplomatic edition of Ottoman Sultan Murad III’s dream letters: Kitābü’l-Menāmāt Sultan III. Murad’ın Rüya Mektupları (“The Book of Dreams: The Dream Letters of Sultan Murad III”) (Tarih Vakfi Yurt Yayınları, 2014). She is also co-editor of Dreams and Visions in Islamic Societies (SUNY, 2012) with Alexander Knysh, and Victoria Rowe Holbrook’a Armağan (Kanat, 2006) with Walter G. Andrews.

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